A practical reference for young girls helps them identify personal spending styles while outlining strategies for earning money, saving funds and making smart shopping choices as recommended through the quotes and tips of other girls. Original.
A companion to A Smart Girl's Guide: Money features quizzes for helping young girls identify money-earning ventures that are most compatible with their personalities, sharing practical and engaging strategies for knowing what to charge and managing money responsibly. Original.
Congratulations! This big world is now yours to explore and conquer. And it costs money. Together we’ll walk through some really big and important life-changing decisions you will soon face from paying off student loans, switching jobs, buying a house, getting married, comingling your finances, having a baby, giving up your career (or not) to be a full-time mom, and what to do if tragedy strikes. Money is at the heart of these decisions and experiences. Prepare yourself now. This book is a practical, real-life guide for transforming young women into financially confident adults. You will turn to this book again and again as your life evolves through your twenties and thirties for unbiased, straightforward money advice rather than relying on parents, significant others, or inexperienced family and friends to tell you what to do with your finances. It’s your life. Smart money moves will help you live it better every day.
A variety of print, audio and visual media, including comics, trade publications, music and newspapers, are considered to explore the portrayal of gender and gender-related issues. With a focus on girls and women, the chapters ponder how media formats both shape, and are shaped by, the social order.
The Smart Girl's Guide to Life is the essential guide to navigating the tricky and unexpected moments in life. Perfect for teen and 'tween' girls moving from primary to secondary school, this book is filled with practical and friendly advice about money, careers, boys and self-confidence.
Smart Girls' Guide to Money is a practical, user-friendly handbook that will motivate you to take control of your finances. Follow the step-by-step exercises to make sense of your goals and discover how to become a smart money manager - a vital part of being a savvy, independent modern woman. Smart Girls' Guide to Money will show you how to: * Plan for your future and set financial goals * Budget, save and build wealth * Make sense of investment options * Handle tax-time without the stress * Find good financial advice * Use MoneySmart tools to stay motivated.
Teach your children to make sound financial decisions. Prepare them to use their money wisely and with a purpose Money issues challenge every family, no matter their background. That’s why Money Minded Families: How to Raise Financially Well Children offers advice on how every adult and child can be "financially well." The book explores how we can align our individual values with finances, while planning for a more secure financial future. It looks at how we can save, spend, share, and invest with a purpose. The author supplies financial basics for families and direction on creating a family mission statement, in order to help drive mindful financial choices. With the help of this book’s holistic financial guidance, families can take steps to live their best financial lives, rather than simply getting by. Readers will find advice on: Practicing financial mindfulness Understanding the current financial landscape Spending with a focus on personal values Understanding key financial concepts Engaging in healthy financial socialization Becoming financially independent Today’s financial environment sets up unique challenges, including concerns over Social Security, sky-high college costs, and debt. Kids are more likely to make their buying decisions online rather than in stores. It’s important that children’s knowledge about money begins in the home. When parents actively teach their kids about money, it can contribute to their chances of future financial success. Within Money Minded Families, parents will find tools for evaluating and improving their own financial wellness. They can also teach their children about positive financial health using the book’s activities, which are organized by age.
The must-have guide for any woman who’s ever thought about saying “yes” to the other big question: Will you move in with me? More and more couples are choosing to live together before tying the knot—for convenience, to save money and, most importantly, to see if they’re compatible. While living together can be an exciting way to take your relationship to the next level, it can also present a host of new questions and challenges. With its fresh, girlfriend-to-girlfriend manner, Shacking Up walks you through every step of the cohabitation process, from making the initial decision to breaking up or getting married. Beginning with a readiness quiz to help you decide if you and your honey are prepared to take the plunge, authors Stacy and Wynne Whitman provide a wealth of hands-on advice from lawyers, psychologists and financial planners as well as entertaining, true-life stories from couples with shacking up experience. Topics include: breaking the news to your family; managing and merging your finances; protecting yourself legally; real-estate decisions; and day-to-day dilemmas such as chores, privacy, and keeping the spark alive. Whether you opt for wedding bells or decide he’s not the one for you, Shacking Up is a stylish, empowering handbook for staying smart, savvy, and true to yourself along the road to happily ever after.
Never mind that your mother told you it wasn’t polite to talk about money. It’s time for women to get smart about finances and take control of their pocketbooks. It’s not how much you earn, but what you do with it that matters. Unlike many money-focused books on the market, The Savvy Girl’s Guide to Money is designed specifically to appeal to women. With chic design and unique point-of-view, it targets women in the key 18-45 demographic. With style and wit, Chantiri drives home vital financial advice with inspirational stories and practical tips to break bad spending habits. Keep your piggy bank fat and happy! Discover the pitfalls of ‘Keeping Up with the Hiltons!’ You can enjoy a fabulous life without spending like an heiress. Each chapter is fun and snappy, and offers savvy solutions like setting up a ‘no touch’ bank account and creating a support network with other like-minded girlfriends.
This book in the Planet Girl series approaches the subject of money with the verve and hip intelligence the series is known for. Today's girl is no fool --- she knows money can't buy happiness. But if she wants on the bus, or a snack when she's out, she needs some cash flow. Money management often gets left out of home or classroom discussions. Planet Girl has delivered a book that gives practical advice on a range of topics relating to money --- tips on jobs, saving, debt, spending and budgeting, how to become a girl entrepreneur, what to scrimp on (and what not to), the hidden price of cheap, how to reconcile having less than some friends and why fundraising can make girls feel priceless! As expected from the Planet Girl series, the book is chockfull of energetic comics and spot art, and also includes checklists, quizzes, money journal pages to photocopy, a bank lingo glossary and much more. With Centsibility, preparing for a lifetime of smart money management and developing a healthy money attitude has never been easier or more appealing to girls.